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Enfermedad de Parkinson

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a type of movement disorder. It happens when nerve cells in the brain don't produce enough of a brain chemical called dopamine. Sometimes it is genetic, but most cases do not seem to run in families. Exposure to chemicals in the environment might play a role.

Symptoms begin gradually, often on one side of the body. Later they affect both sides. They include:

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  1. Parkinson's Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Parkinson's disease (PD) is a type of movement disorder. It happens when nerve cells in the brain don' ...
  2. Lewy Body Dementia (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... types of LBD: dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson's disease dementia. Both types cause the same changes in ... more trouble with mental activities than with memory. Parkinson's disease dementia starts as a movement disorder. It first ...
  3. Parkinson disease results from certain brain cells dying. These cells help control movement and coordination. The disease leads ... called dopamine to help control muscle movement. With Parkinson disease, the brain cells that make dopamine slowly die. ...
  4. ... following organizations are good resources for information on Parkinson disease : American Parkinson Disease Association -- www.apdaparkinson.org National ...
  5. Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system. The disorder affects several regions of the brain, especially an area called the substantia ...
  6. ... care provider has told you that you have Parkinson disease . This disease affects your brain and leads to ... suggest you take different medicines to treat your Parkinson disease and many of the problems that may come ...
  7. Secondary parkinsonism is when symptoms similar to Parkinson disease are caused by certain medicines, a different nervous system disorder, or another illness. Parkinsonism refers to any condition that involves the types of ...
  8. Parkinson's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Parkinson's Disease/Start Here ... Parkinson's Disease ... National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Parkinson’s ...
  9. Parkinson's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)  
    ... lead research agencies studying the environmental causes of Parkinson's disease | Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative disease thought to be ...
  10. Parkinson's Disease Library: Videos Video (Parkinson's Foundation)  
    ... Parkinson’s There is a lot to know about Parkinson's disease. Learn about symptoms, how it is diagnosed and ... your quality of life and live well with Parkinson's disease. Living With Parkinson’s New to Parkinson's Our Care ...
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